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Noun: pharyngeal reflex
  1. Normal reflex consisting of retching; may be produced by touching the soft palate in the back of the mouth
    - gag reflex

Derived forms: pharyngeal reflexes

Type of: inborn reflex, innate reflex, instinctive reflex, physiological reaction, reflex, reflex action, reflex response, unconditioned reflex

Encyclopedia: Pharyngeal reflex